British teenager Judith Dunbar is sent to a boarding school after her mother and sister must join her father in Asia. She makes friends with Loveday Carey-Lewis, whose rich family lives in a Cornwall mansion. Then when she receives word her family has died, she is taken in by the Carey-Lewis family. The novel follows her life through World War II as she comes of age.... September
In the story, Violet works on planning a great big party for Katy Steyton, Verena's daughter, who is her friendly
neighbor. Invitations are sent out for the party, and there is a large attendance. Pandora, who hasn't been home for years is coming to town with a very sad secret. Alexa has fallen in love with Noel, of whom Violet isn't sure she really trusts. And Henry, who has been sent to boarding school against his will and his mom's as well, runs away... Snow in April
Caroline and Jody decide to take a trip to Scotland to see their brother Angus. So when a neighbor friend agrees to let Caroline use his old car to travel, they set off for this trip.
What happens as snow falls in April over in Scotland, is the two get stuck in snow, leaving them stranded, but not for long. They are almost to their destination when they meet a kindly gentleman, Oliver Cairney, who provides shelter and food for Caroline and Jody.
Sp... The Empty House
Following the death of her husband in a car accident, Virginia Keiles sends her children to stay with her mother-in-law and goes to recuperate at the house of a family friend in Porthkerris, Cornwall. Surrounded by all the luxurious trappings of wealth, she is nonetheless lonely and struggles continuously with guilt over leaving her children with their nanny and grandmother, while she enjoys a holiday. In addition, visiting a place she hasn't seen in ten...
The Shell Seekers
Penelope Keeling has three children, two of which are after her fortune when she dies. The painting called the Shell Seekers is worth a fortune. This painting was made by her father, and symbolized her unconventional life. When her grown children, especially Nancy and Noel, (the users), realize this painting is worth a fortune they each have an idea as to what Penelope should do with it. Olivia is Penelope's genuinely caring daughter, and therefore, in t... Under Gemini
Trying to put her life back in order, Rose is startled, while dining one evening in London, to see her face looking back at her. Realizing that she has a long lost twin, Flora, Rose must at first adjust to the idea of a twin and the circumstances concerning their separation. Then when Flora suggests that Rose spend a few days in her apartment and Flora must leave for Greece, Rose comes face to face with a man who actually believes she is Flora. But Flora... Winter Solstice
Elfrida Phipps and Oscar Blundell intend to celebrate the Christmas Season very simply after moving to Sutherland in the north of Scotland in November. Oscar has recently lost his wife and daughter in a motor accident and has been evicted by his stepsons who wish to sell their mother's house as quickly as possible. Oscar has a half-share in an estate house in Scotland which he is told by his uncle is standing empty. He asks his neighbour Elfrida to ac...